“It is impossible to imagine that states today cannot make use of another means than capital punishment to defend peoples’ lives from an unjust aggressor,” the pope said Oct. 23 in a meeting with representatives of the International Association of Penal Law.
The forum, which will take place at the Franciscan Center, features Derrick Jamison, who spent nearly 20 years on death row before he was exonerated in 2005; Charles Keith, whose brother was on death row before having his sentence commuted and who lost a loved one to a homicide; Terry Collins, former director of the […]
The next execution in Ohio is scheduled for February. That means lawmakers must act soon on the DeWine guidance. Better to see this moment as an opportunity, if not to abandon the death penalty, though that would be wise, then to take up the proposals of the task force and elevate the conduct of capital […]
The panel will discuss reform recommendations issued by the task force that is reviewing the administration of the death penalty in Ohio. The church is at 101 S. Jackson St., Bluffton.
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(via WOSU) The names of companies that supply Ohio’s lethal injection drugs could soon become secret, as could names of doctors who advise the state, execution team members and others. This hour we’ll discuss the future of the death penalty in Ohio, including the de facto moratorium on executions until those changes are made. Guests: […]
Ohio’s executions are flawed and must be fixed, but officials would make problems worse by cloaking them in secrecy. Unfortunately, that appears to be the path they’re on…
It’s time Ohio start wondering why it’s facing so many obstacles to putting people to death, instead of working so feverishly to overcome them by denying the public critical information — including the names and quality records of companies the state is paying with the taxpayers’ money…